Life in San Juan
Risa Shimoda calling for SJC residents help
Risa Shimoda has been collecting bits and pieces of her father’s history for 20 years and is requesting additional help from San Juan County residents. 
Feb 18, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan County almost became a Southern Ute Reservation more than a century ago
Whenever I hike in Bears Ears National Monument, I think about how it almost became an Indian reservation. Over a century ago Durango businessmen actively campaigned to remove the Southern Utes to ...
Feb 11, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recess conversation turned humanitarian aid fundraiser provides a way to give back
“Operation Save the Koalas/Australia” began early in January of this year after some heartbroken fourth-graders had a conversation on the playground at recess.
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On the Trail of Tiny Tubers: Tracking the Four Corners potato
For years we’ve learned that Ancestral Puebloans depended upon corn, beans, and squash, nicknamed The Three Sisters, for sustenance. Well, move over sisters. Little brother spud is about to take th...
Jan 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roam if you want to, roam around the world
Welcome to mountain biking in the Abajo Mountains with Roam Industry. Opening its doors July 2018, owners Dustin and Natalie Randall enjoy the great outdoors of San Juan County.
Jan 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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2020 San Juan County New Year’s Baby born at San Juan Hospital
Weston Duke Whipple wasted little time in his rush to be the 2020 New Year’s Baby for San Juan County. The son of Aunika Hunter and Dustin Whipple was delivered by Dr. Michael Nielson at 6:17 a.m. ...
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Utah has one of the top college savings plans
Did you know Utah has one of the top education savings plans in the U.S.? Morningstar Analyst Ratings for college savings plans were released in October. Utah’s educational savings plan, my529, was...
Dec 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2019 Gingerbread House Tour
It was another successful Christmas season for the annual gingerbread house tour in Monticello. Scores of local residents attended a culminating celebration at the Hideout Community Center on Decem...
Dec 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monticello Elementary students ring in the holidays at Zions Bank
More than 250 children from Monticello Elementary School rang in the holidays at Zions Bank, joining teachers, parents, and bank employees in the branch’s lobby for the annual “Lights On” ceremony.
Dec 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 869 869 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shop at home: Get 67 percent of your spending back
You have heard it before; you will probably hear it again. Small, locally-owned businesses are the “lifeblood of America.”
Dec 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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